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Sochi Day 13: Canada’s golden moments

Team Canada struck gold on day 13 of the Winter Olympics in Sochi. The women’s hockey team seized the top spot after beating US 3-2 in a tense overtime trial. Canada will also be playing the States in tomorrow’s men’s hockey final. Meanwhile, Jennifer Jones and the women’s curling squad also secured gold after handing Read More

Sochi Day 12: Canadian women’s bobsled team grabs gold

It’s Day 12 at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, and Canada claimed another gold medal after Kaillie Humphries and Heather Moyse won the women’s bobsled event. In men’s hockey, Canada beat Latvia 2-1, and they’ll be facing the States in Friday’s final. In women’s curling, Canadian captain Jennifer Jones led her team to the finals Read More

Sochi Day 7: Chan claims silver for Canada in figure skating program

It’s Day 7 of the Winter Olympics in Sochi, and Canadian figure skater Patrick Chan has earned another medal for his country. Chan won silver in the men’s free program, while Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu took gold. Also today, Canada crushed Austria 6-0 in men’s hockey. Team Canada now has 4 gold, 5 silver and 2 Read More

Jeter to retire after current MLB season

New York Yankees star player Derek Jeter has said that this season will be his last. Jeter was at batting practice today, just one day after he made the announcement. He sounded confident about the decision, saying he’ll address it further next week.

Sochi Day 6: Canada celebrates men’s hockey win over Norway

In day 6 of the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Canada still stands at 4 gold, 4 silver and 2 bronze, and are only behind Germany. The men’s hockey team are celebrating their 3-1 win over Norway today. Also, Patrick Chan placed 2nd in men’s figure skating after the short program. Earlier that day, Russian figure Read More

Sochi Day 4: Two Canadian medals in women’s ski slopestyle

Canada gained two more medals on day 4 of the Winter Olympics in Sochi. Huntsville, Ontario native Dara Howell picked up a gold at the women’s ski slopestyle event, and Kim Lamarre of Quebec City collected a bronze. Team Canada now sits at 9 medals, and are second only to Norway, who have 11.

Sochi Day 3: Bilodeau, Hamelin scoop up gold for Canada

Add two more gold medals for Canada in day 3 of the Winter Olympics in Sochi. Alexandre Bilodeau grabbed another gold for the men’s freestyle skiing moguls contest, while fellow Canuck Mikael Kingsbury received silver. Also, speed skater Charles Hamelin won gold in the men’s 1500 metre short track race. This brings Canada to the Read More

Football world reacts to first gay NFL draft prospect

Many have reacted to the news of Michael Sam being the first openly gay NFL draft prospect. The NFL released a statement to the Missouri lineman, thanking him for his honesty and courage. Missouri coach Gary Pinkel also showed his support for Sam, as did Jason Collins, the NBA veteran who himself came out last Read More

Sochi greets the world with opening ceremonies

The Winter Olympics kicked off today in Sochi, Russia, with a wide array of breath-taking performances. Over 3,000 athletes from around the world were greeting spectators, and of course, there was the timeless lighting of the torch. Canada rolled in with an overwhelming 221 athletes, their largest number ever in the Winter Games. Jamaica, whose Read More

Wright put on the spot in Simpson hearing

Dr. Paul Wright, the Doping Control Officer for JADCO, has been grilled in Sherone Simpson’s doping case, in progress. Yesterday, Wright was cross-examined by Simpson’s lawyer Kwame Gordon, who questioned his medical credentials. Wright admitted that he failed to acquire his Bachelor of Medicine at the University of the West Indies. The hearings continue February Read More

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